Brighton and Hove Albion 'rival' Crystal Palace for £4.5m-rated French star as Arsenal 'ask for information' on Serie A ace

The Premier League returned to our TV screens last night – though it wasn’t without its talking points.

Thursday, 18th June 2020, 9:05 am
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Despite the top-flight restart grabbing the headlines, speculation is showing no signs of slowing down when it comes to Brighton and Hove Albion and the upcoming transfer window – or in Newcastle United’s case, a takeover.

As ever, we’re sharing the latest rumours surrounding the top-flight – so scroll and click through the pages to see the latest news and gossip from around the web:

Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg says VAR should have intervened and awarded Sheffield United a goal at Aston Villa after HawkEye malfunctioned. (Daily Mail)
Ryan Fraser wants more than £100,000-a-week to sign as a free agent after he rejected a new contract with AFC Bournemouth. (The Times)
Former Aston Villa defender Alan Hutton has labelled Leeds United ‘a massive club’, and believes it would be an ‘absolutely ideal’ move for Tottenham’s Juan Foyth. (Football Insider)
Liverpool midfielder Marko Grujic has been offered to Napoli with Jurgen Klopp hoping to receive around £22m for the player. (AreaNapoli)
Manchester United are interested in signing £27m-rated Roma winger Cengiz Under - and may use Chris Smalling as part of a potential deal. (Corriere dello Sport via TalkSport)
Newcastle United's potential new owners remain confident that their £300m takeover will be approved ‘in the coming weeks’ despite recent scrutiny. (90min)
The WTO’s report of alleged piracy in Saudi Arabia gives the Premier League ‘no leverage to block the deal as no individual in the Saudi consortium is mentioned directly’. (Paul Smith)
BeIN Sport has submitted a QC’s opinion to the Premier League, stating that the Saudi takeover should fail the O&Ds test as it emerged there could be another potential new owner - Henry Mauriss - waiting in the wings. (The Times)
Arsenal have ‘asked for information’ on Roma’s Justin Kluivert. He is open to a move with the Gunners willing to offer him a four-year deal. (Corriere dello Sport via Sports Witness)
Watford have submitted a bid of around £4.5m for Reims left-back Hassane Kamara, who is also a target for Crystal Palace and Brighton and Hove Albion. (Footmercato via HITC)